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Press Release which you may use or adapt for any advocacy opportunities such as local newspapers or school newsletters in relation to International school library month #islm2013:
International School Library Month is celebrated around the world in October.
The celebration highlights the contribution which school libraries make to the lives of students and their families in developing a passion for learning and preparing them for life.
This year's theme is "School Libraries: Doorways to Life" and an international Skype Project and Bookmark Project provide the opportunity for students to connect around the world.
On the IASL website are many translations of this theme: http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/2013islm/theme-translations.htm.
During the month many schools and countries will be posting about their activities and celebrations for ISLM: http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/2013islm/what-are-people-doing.htm.
Our school/community has been involved by.... [enter your own content]
All the very best in all the celebrations around the world!
And don't forget to contribute your celebrations to the IASL website by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
IASL VP Advocacy and Promotion